Courts & Cases

Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin testifies about the budget during a Financial Services and General Government subcommittee hearing Wednesday morning on Capitol Hill. – AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin

Mnuchin: Courts will settle Trump taxes fight

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Wednesday that it’s up to the courts to referee his dispute with House Democrats demanding access to President Donald Trump’s tax returns.

Public safety, civil rights groups battle over facial ID technology

San Francisco is on track to become the first U.S. city to ban the use of facial recognition by police and other city agencies, reflecting a growing backlash against a technology that’s creeping into airports, motor vehicle departments, stores, stadiums and home security cameras.

$4M verdict revived by 3rd District

The 3rd District Appellate Court reinstated a $4.1 million jury award which was overridden by a judge after a 2017 fatal police pursuit trial.

Trial Notebook


Murky ‘OK’ gives birth to contract

One of R&H Muffler’s employees was reportedly injured at work a month after the company’s insurance producer allegedly told R&H he succeeded in obtaining workers’ compensation coverage for the firm from Travelers Insurance Co. based on an email exchange with a Travelers underwriter. But Travelers insisted that the policy proposal generated when Friedenberg logged into a Traveler’s computer portal was never accepted.

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